Medical Definition of encephalitozoon
1 capitalized : a genus of protozoans of the order Microsporidia that infect the brain and kidneys of numerous mammals and that include one (E. cuniculi) infecting humans and especially immunocompromised individuals
2plural en·ceph·a·li·to·zoa \-ˈzō-ə\play : any protozoan of the genus Encephalitozoon
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